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David Matthau

David Matthau has been covering New Jersey news for more than 20 years, and he’s been New Jersey 101.5’s lead investigative reporter since 2000.

David has covered a number of breaking news stories, including the 9/11 Terror Attacks, the Jersey based Anthrax Attack Investigation, and the resignation of Governor Jim Mcgreevey.

Most recently, he served as the radio pool reporter – traveling with Governor Christie’s motorcade that toured areas of North Jersey devastated by hurricane Irene.

David has also covered the campaigns of former Governors McGreevey and Corzine, and current Governor Chris Christie, as well as U.S. Senators Frank Lautenberg and Bob Menendez.

Additionally, David broke the story – in a series of reports – on New Jersey’s crumbling, dangerous bridges.

David has won numerous Associated Press awards for coverage of Jersey stories, and he’s been featured as an expert reporter on CNN’s Nancy Grace show, covering various topics including the Prom Mom Baby dumped in Trash segment.

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Why is This ‘Normal’ Allergy Season So Bad? [AUDIO]

This spring's allergy season in New Jersey has been classified as "normal" because elevated levels of pollen began to show up as soon as the spring season officially began in March, but many Garden State residents report having the worst allergic symptoms they can recall.

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7 Months After Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Shore Open For Memorial Day
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NJ Beach Badge Fees Hold Steady [AUDIO]

After Sandy there were dire predictions that Jersey shore communities would be forced to dramatically increase fees for beach badges to help pay for cleanup and restoration work. But it turns out the vast majority of shore towns are holding beach badge costs steady this summer.

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Making Medical Help Available at the Mall [AUDIO]

When Hoboken attorney Dustin Friedland was shot during a botched carjacking at the Short Hills Mall last December, emergency responders were delayed in providing treatment. A New Jersey lawmaker wants to make sure such a scenario is never repeated.

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Helping NJ Residents in Flood Zones [AUDIO]

Billions of dollars have been spent to help Sandy victims recover from the superstorm that slammed the Garden State 19 months ago, but now some Central Jersey residents are wondering if they've been left behind and forgotten.

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Is a Gas Tax Hike in NJ’s Future? [AUDIO]

Ever since he's been the governor of New Jersey, Chris Christie has refused to even consider the idea of raising the state gas tax to pay for transportation repair projects, but Tuesday night on Townsquare Media's Ask The Governor show, he seemed to suggest his position might be shifting.

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